The Duane Anthony Joseph Foundation is awarding two high school seniors who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership skills, and community involvement as well as activities, awards, and honors and have a financial need to attend college a college scholarship in the amount of $1,500 each.

To apply for the scholarship, students must meet the following requirements:

(1) High School student currently enrolled in the Kansas City Public School District and Kansas City Charter Schools;

(2) Reside in Kansas City, MO;

(3) U.S. Citizen or legal resident;

(4) Plan to attend an accredited 2-year or 4-year college/University in the U.S.;

(5) Demonstrate the desire and ability to overcome barriers and to achieve their goals


Along with your application, please attach a 500 word essay to include the following criteria in which your application will be evaluated on:

(1) Future goals and plans to achieve them;

(2) Successful preparation as a high school student to prepare and pursue a college education;

(3) Self-motivation in completing challenging coursework;

(4) Demonstrate financial need


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